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Western Civilization : Ideas Politics and Society: Ideas Politics and Society

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780618271047

ISBN10:
061827104X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/28/2003
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Table of Contents

Maps
xi
Chronologies xii
Preface xiii
Map Essay before Part One
Part One The Ancient World: Foundation of the West to A.D. 500
2(194)
The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations
4(29)
The Rise to Civilization
5(6)
The Paleolithic Age
5(3)
The Neolithic Revolution
8(1)
The First Civilizations
9(2)
Mesopotamian Civilization
11(6)
Religion: The Basis of Mesopotamian Civilization
12(3)
Government and Law
15(1)
Business and Trade
16(1)
Writing, Mathematics, Astronomy, and Medicine
16(1)
Egyptian Civilization
17(6)
From the Old Kingdom to the Middle Kingdom
17(1)
Religion: The Basis of Egyptian Civilization
18(1)
Divine Kingship
19(1)
Science and Mathematics
20(1)
The New Kingdom and the Decline of Egyptian Civilization
21(2)
Empire Builders
23(5)
Hittites
24(1)
Small Nations
25(1)
Assyria
25(1)
The Neo-Babylonian Empire
26(1)
Persia: Unifier of the Near East
27(1)
The Religious Orientation of the Near East
28(5)
A Mythmaking World-View
29(1)
Near Eastern Achievements
30(3)
The Hebrews: A New View of God and the Individual
33(17)
Outline of Hebrew History
34(5)
The Israelite Kingdom
35(1)
Conquest, Captivity, and Restoration
36(2)
The Hebrew Scriptures
38(1)
God: One, Sovereign, Transcendent, Good
39(1)
The Individual and Moral Autonomy
40(1)
The Covenant and the Law
41(2)
The Hebrew Idea of History
43(1)
The Prophets
44(4)
Social Justice
45(1)
Universalism
46(1)
Individualism
47(1)
The Legacy of the Ancient Jews
48(2)
The Greek City-State: Democratic Politics
50(24)
Early Aegean Civilizations
52(2)
The Rise of Hellenic Civilization
54(3)
Homer, Shaper of the Greek Spirit
54(2)
Greek Religion
56(1)
Evolution of the City-State
57(5)
The Break with Theocratic Politics
57(1)
Sparta: A Garrison State
58(1)
Athens: The Rise of Democracy
59(3)
Athenian Greatness
62(5)
The Persian Wars
62(1)
The Delian League
62(1)
The Mature Athenian Democracy
63(3)
Pericles: Symbol of Athenian Democracy
66(1)
The Decline of the City-States
67(2)
The Peloponnesian War
67(2)
The Fourth Century
69(1)
The Dilemma of Greek Politics
69(5)
Greek Thought: From Myth to Reason
74(28)
Philosophy
75(14)
The Cosmologists: A Rational Inquiry into Nature
76(2)
The Sophists: A Rational Investigation of Human Society
78(1)
Socrates: The Rational Individual
79(3)
Plato: The Rational Society
82(4)
Aristotle: A Synthesis of Greek Thought
86(3)
Art
89(1)
Poetry and Drama
89(7)
Aeschylus
93(1)
Sophocles
93(1)
Euripides
94(1)
Aristophanes
95(1)
History
96(2)
Herodotus
96(1)
Thucydides
97(1)
The Greek Achievement: Reason, Freedom, Humanism
98(4)
The Hellenistic Age: Cultural Diffusion
102(17)
Alexander the Great
105(1)
Hellenistic Society
106(4)
Competing Dynasties
106(1)
Cosmopolitanism
106(3)
Hellenism and the Jews
109(1)
Hellenistic Culture
110(7)
Literature, History, and Art
110(1)
Science
111(1)
Philosophy
112(5)
The Hellenistic Legacy
117(2)
The Roman Republic: City-State to World Empire
119(22)
Evolution of the Roman Constitution
120(4)
Roman Expansion to 146 B.C.
124(6)
The Uniting of Italy
124(1)
Conquest of the Mediterranean World
125(2)
Consequences of Expansion
127(3)
Culture in the Republic
130(2)
Collapse of the Republic
132(9)
Crisis in Agriculture
133(1)
The Gracchan Revolution
134(1)
Rival Generals
135(1)
Julius Caesar
136(2)
The Republic's Last Years
138(3)
The Roman Empire: A World-State
141(30)
Augustus and the Foundations of the Roman Empire
142(4)
The Pax Romana
146(12)
The Successors of Augustus
147(3)
The ``Time of Happiness''
150(3)
Roman Culture and Law During the Pax Romana
153(5)
Signs of Trouble
158(4)
Internal Unrest
158(1)
Social and Economic Weaknesses
159(1)
Cultural Stagnation and Transformation
159(1)
The Spread of Mystery Religions
160(1)
The Spiritualization of Philosophy
161(1)
The Decline of Rome
162(7)
Third-Century Crisis
162(2)
Diocletian and Constantine: The Regimented State
164(1)
Tribal Migrations and Invasions
164(2)
Reasons for Rome's Decline
166(3)
The Roman Legacy
169(2)
Early Christianity: A World Religion
171(25)
Origins of Christianity
172(7)
Judaism in the First Century B.C.
173(2)
Jesus: The Inner Person
175(2)
Saint Paul: From a Jewish Sect to a World Religion
177(2)
The Spread and Triumph of Christianity
179(5)
The Appeal of Christianity
179(2)
Christianity and Rome
181(1)
Christianity and Greek Philosophy
182(2)
The Growth of Christian Organization, Doctrine, and Attitudes
184(4)
The Primacy of the Bishop of Rome
184(1)
The Rise of Monasticism
185(1)
Scriptural Tradition and Doctrinal Disputes
185(1)
Christianity and Society
186(1)
Christianity and the Jews
187(1)
Saint Augustine: The Christian World-View
188(4)
Christianity and Classical Humanism: Alternative World-Views
192(4)
Part Two The Middle Ages: The Christian Centuries 500--1400
196(102)
The Heirs of Rome: Byzantium, Islam, and Latin Christendom
198(30)
Byzantine Civilization: The Medieval Christian East
199(5)
Conflict with the Roman Church
200(1)
Imperial Growth and Decline
200(4)
The Bequest of Byzantium
204(1)
Islamic Civilization: Its Development and Dissemination
204(6)
The Prophet: The Founding of a New Religion
204(2)
The Muslim State and Society
206(1)
The Muslim Golden Age
207(2)
Mongol Invasions and Ottoman Dominance
209(1)
Latin Christendom: The Rise of Europe
210(3)
Political and Economic Transformation
210(2)
The Waning of Classical Culture
212(1)
The Church: Shaper of Medieval Civilization
213(3)
The Church as Unifier
213(1)
Monks and the Papacy
214(2)
The Kingdom of the Franks
216(5)
The Era of Charlemagne
217(1)
Carolingian Renaissance
218(2)
The Breakup of Charlemagne's Empire
220(1)
Medieval Society
221(3)
Vassalage
222(1)
Feudal Law
223(1)
Feudal Warriors
223(1)
Noblewomen
224(1)
Agrarian Life
225
Art Essay: The Art of the Ancient World and the Middle Ages after
224(4)
The High Middle Ages: Vitality and Renewal
228(30)
Economic Expansion
229(7)
Agricultural Revolution
229(3)
Revival of Trade
232(2)
Rebirth of Towns
234(2)
The Rise of States
236(5)
England
237(1)
France
238(2)
Germany
240(1)
The Emergence of Representative Institutions
241(1)
The Growth of Papal Power
241(13)
The Sacraments
242(1)
Gregorian Reform
242(4)
The Crusades
246(4)
Dissenters and Reformers
250(3)
Innocent III: The Apex of Papal Power
253(1)
Christians and Jews
254(4)
The Flowering of Medieval Culture: The Christian Synthesis
258(21)
Revival of Learning
259(3)
The Medieval World-View
262(2)
The Universe: Higher and Lower Worlds
263(1)
The Individual: Sinful but Redeemable
264(1)
Philosophy-Theology
264(6)
Saint Anselm and Abelard
265(2)
The Recovery of Aristotle
267(1)
Saint Thomas Aquinas: Synthesis of Christian Belief and Reason
268(2)
Strict Aristotelianism: The Challenge to Orthodoxy
270(1)
Science
270(2)
The Recovery of Roman Law
272(1)
Literature
273(2)
Architecture
275(4)
The Late Middle Ages: Crisis and Dissolution
279(19)
An Age of Adversity
280(5)
Economic Problems, Black Death, and Social Tension
280(4)
The Hundred Years' War
284(1)
The Decline of the Papacy
285(4)
Conflict with France
285(2)
Critics of Papal Power
287(1)
The Great Schism and the Conciliar Movement
287(2)
Fourteenth-Century Heresies
289(1)
Breakup of the Thomistic Synthesis
289(1)
The Middle Ages and the Modern World: Continuity and Discontinuity
290(8)
Part Three Early Modern Europe: From Renaissance to Enlightenment 1350--1789
298(2)
The Renaissance: Transition to the Modern Age
300(23)
Italy: Birthplace of the Renaissance
302(6)
Political Evolution of the City-States
303(3)
Renaissance Society
306(2)
The Renaissance Outlook: Humanism and Secular Politics
308(3)
Humanism
308(2)
A Revolution in Political Thought
310(1)
Renaissance Art
311(5)
Early Renaissance Art
312(2)
Late Renaissance Art
314(2)
The Spread of the Renaissance
316(4)
Erasmian Humanism
317(1)
French Humanism
318(1)
Spanish Humanism
318(1)
English Humanism
319(1)
The Renaissance and the Modern Age
320(1)
Art Essay: The Renaissance after
320(3)
The Reformation: The Shattering of Christendom
323(26)
The Medieval Church in Crisis
325(3)
Wycliffe and Hus
325(1)
Mysticism and Humanism
326(1)
The End of the World
327(1)
The Lutheran Revolt
328(7)
Luther: Humanist, Prophet, and Conservative
328(1)
Luther's Break with Catholicism
328(3)
But Who Is Saved?
331(1)
The Creation and Spread of Lutheranism
331(1)
Religious Reform or Social Revolution?
332(3)
The Spread of the Reformation
335(8)
Calvin and Calvinism
336(2)
France
338(2)
England
340(1)
Southern and Eastern Europe
341(1)
The Radical Reformation
342(1)
The Catholic Response
343(2)
The Reformation and the Modern Age
345(4)
European Expansion: Economic and Social Transformations
349(28)
European Expansion
351(8)
Forces Behind Expansion
352(1)
The Portuguese Empire
353(2)
The Spanish Empire
355(2)
Black Slavery and the Slave Trade
357(2)
The Price Revolution
359(2)
The Expansion of Agriculture
361(2)
The Old Pattern of Farming
361(1)
Enclosure
361(1)
Convertible Husbandry
362(1)
Agricultural Change in Eastern Europe
363(1)
The Expansion of Trade and Industry
363(5)
The Domestic System
363(1)
Innovations in Business
364(1)
Patterns of Commercial Development
365(3)
The Growth of Capitalism
368(2)
What Is Capitalism?
368(1)
The Fostering of Mercantile Capitalism
368(2)
The Elite and the People
370(4)
Traditional Popular Culture
370(1)
The Reform of Popular Culture
371(1)
Witchcraft and the Witch Craze
372(2)
Economic and Social Transformations
374(3)
The Rise of Sovereignty: Transition to the Modern State
377(31)
Monarchs and Elites as State Builders
380(1)
The Rise and Fall of Hapsburg Spain
381(5)
Ferdinand and Isabella: Unity and Purity of ``Blood'' and Religion
381(2)
The Reign of Charles V: Hapsburg, King of Spain, and Holy Roman Emperor
383(1)
Philip II
383(2)
The End of the Spanish Hapsburgs
385(1)
The Growth of French Power
386(6)
Religion and the French State
387(1)
Louis XIV: The Consolidation of French Monarchical Power
388(4)
The Growth of Limited Monarchy and Constitutionalism in England
392(7)
The English Parliament and Constitution
393(1)
The Tudor Achievement
393(3)
The English Revolutions, 1640--1660 and 1688--1689
396(3)
The Netherlands: A Bourgeois Republic
399(1)
The Holy Roman Empire: The Failure to Unify Germany
400(2)
The Emergence of Austria and Prussia
402(2)
Austria
402(1)
Prussia
403(1)
Russia
404(1)
The State and Modern Political Development
405(3)
The Scientific Revolution: The Mechanical Universe
408(18)
Medieval Cosmology
410(1)
A New View of Nature
411(5)
Renaissance Neo-Platonism
411(1)
Magic and the Search for Nature
412(1)
The Copernican Revolution
412(2)
The Laws of Planetary Motion: Tycho and Kepler
414(1)
Galileo: Experimental Physics
415(1)
The Newtonian Synthesis: Experiment, Mathematics, and Theory
416(1)
Art Essay: Art of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries after
416(2)
Biology, Medicine, and Chemistry
418(2)
Bacon and Descartes: Prophets of the New Science
420(2)
Bacon
420(1)
Descartes
421(1)
Social Implications of the Scientific Revolution
422(1)
The Meaning of the Scientific Revolution
423(3)
The Age of Enlightenment: Reason and Reform
426(3)
The Formation of a Public and Secular Culture
429(3)
Salons
430(1)
Freemasons
430(2)
Scientific Academies
432(1)
Alternatives to Orthodoxy
432(3)
Christianity Under Attack
432(1)
Skeptics, Freethinkers, and Deists
432(2)
Voltaire the Philosophe
434(1)
Political Thought
435(3)
Locke
436(1)
Montesquieu
437(1)
Rousseau
437(1)
Social Thought
438(5)
Epistemology and Education
438(2)
Humanitarianism
440(3)
Economic Thought
443(2)
The High Enlightenment
445(3)
European Political and Diplomatic Developments
448(5)
Warfare
448(1)
Enlightened Despotism
449(3)
Effects of Enlightened Despotism
452(1)
The Enlightenment in Eastern Europe
453(1)
The American Revolution
454(2)
The Enlightenment and the Modern World
456
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